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Belarus ranks 43rd in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Bulgaria, South Africa, and Uruguay. Memorable people born in present day Belarus include Marc Chagall, Shimon Peres, and Lev Vygotsky. Memorable people who died in Belarus include Frederick the Great, Karl Dönitz, and Stephen Báthory. Belarus has been the birth place of many politicians and athletes and the death place of many politicians and writers.

Belarus, officially the Republic of Belarus and formerly known as Byelorussia or Belorussia, is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe. It is bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest. Its capital and most populous city is Minsk. Over 40% of its 207,600 square kilometres (80,200 sq mi) is forested. Its major economic sectors are service industries and manufacturing. Until the 20th century, different states at various times controlled the lands of modern-day Belarus, including Kievan Rus', the Principality of Polotsk, the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, and the Russian Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 2002, present day Belarus was the birth place of 218 globally memorable people, including Marc Chagall, Shimon Peres, and Lev Vygotsky. Additionaly, 34 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Belarus including Frederick the Great, Karl Dönitz, and Stephen Báthory.

People Born in Present Day Belarus

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Over the past 100 years, athletes have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Belarus, including Romuald Klim, Tamara Tyshkevich, and Vasily Rudenkov. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Belarus, including Shimon Peres, Menachem Begin, and Andrei Gromyko.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in present day Belarus since 1700.